According to travel companies, tourists and photographers are flocking to the northern province of Lao Cai to witness the beauty of terraced fields of ripening rice.
The most popular destination is Bat Xat-Y Ty, followed by villages of Trung Chai, Sa Pa, Ta Phin, Lao Chai and Ta Van of Sa Pa District, which was voted one of the seven most beautiful and magnificently terraced fields by US-based Travel & Leisure magazine in 2009.
Vu Lung Sung village, Trung Chai Commune, Sa Pa District has 121 terraces more than 100 years old. They are considered the most beautiful. — VNS